Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s


 

SS City of Peking

Arrive at San Francisco

April 28, 1875
Captain
From China and Japan

Passage

April 29, 1875, Daily Alta California, San Francisco, California. U.S.A.

CHINA AND JAPAN.

Arrival of the City of Peking

Unusually Quick Passage Both Going and Coming

The Pacific Mail Steamship Company's steamer City of Peking arrived yesterday afternoon, quite unexpectedly, the time for her appearance having been fixed for Thursday. The steamer left Hongkong April 1st, and is consequently only twenty-seven days from that port; left Yokohama April 10th, making eighteen days. The vessel attracted a great deal of attention in both China and Japan, the papers publishing full descriptions. Following are the memoranda and list of passengers by the City of Peking.

Memoranda

Leoft Hongkong April lst, 1875, at 1:03 p. m.; arrived at Yokohama April 6th, at 9 a.m. Had bad weather off the coast of Japan. Left Yokohama April 10th, at 5 a.m. The sea has been very rough all the way home. April 23d, D. Riken Elder, of New York cabin passenger, died. April 27th, at 10 a.m., passed a full rigged duble topsail ship, showing American colors, bound in. Arrived in port April 28th, at 1:30 p.m.

Passengers

Loring Andrews, Jr., E. Besant, F. W. Cooper, H. Corbett and three children; Captain Cussell, U. S. N.; B. Cunningham, G. M. Dexter, wife and child; D. R. Elder, Benjamin Edes, U.S. N.; Captain Furber, C. Foutaine,Colonel Forester, Mr.C. A. Gihon, S. P. Harris, wife and child; Geo. Hughes, Captain Halleck and servant, J. Herwig, Mrs. H. Hart, child and two servants; J. Isaacs, J. Kissick, Colonel McBean, Captain Morgan, W. Morris, Mrs. F. Patterson, J. J.Patterson, Mrs. S. A. Phillips, H. Rhode, Mrs. Captain Rice and Child, P., R. Smith, E. Stucken, C. J. Wandoven, J. Witte, H. Wise, J. C. Wilson, U.S.N., H. B. Wilson.

Steerage -- J Armstrong, J. Campbell, J. Falcom, C.Hyinger, S. Isaacs, J. Logan, Mrs. M. R. Moorley; A. Muller, A. Mackie, wife and three children, J. Rollin, and 1317 Chinese.

May 11, 1875, Sacramento Daily Union, Sacramento, California

GROCERIES, LIQUORS, CIGARS, ETC

IMPORTERS

Adams, McNeill & Co.
Importers and Whole Grocers
Sacramento

Received Today Overladn Per C.P.E.R.
Full Inoices of
Banner Hams,
Bee Hive Hams,
F.P. & Co. Lark,
In 5 and 10 lb pails.

And a Special Invoice of Choice Goods

PER "CITY OF PEKING"
A Large Invoice of
FRESH JAPANESE TEAS,
IiN PAPER, FLOWERED AND LACQUERED BOXES
OF THE CELEBRATED "A. McN." brand

Fresh Arrivals Tomorrow
Gen. Agents for Cal. Powder Works.

LOOK AT THIS TOMORROW


The First Tea of the Year.

June 21, 1875, Daily Alta California, San Francisco, California

NOTICE TO CLAIMANTS

 

Notice is hereby given that the following described merchandise was seized at the times and places hereinfater mentioned, for violation of the Unied States Revenue Laws, to wit:

The Art of Opium.

Item 856— 1 package Water Pipes, 13; 1 package containing Empty Guts, 17; 1 package Hair, 6 pounds; 1 package Fans, 132; 1 Fish Net; 1 package containing 6 Men's Cotton Coats; 6 Women's Cotton Coats; 1 piece Colored Cotton, 35 yards; Wine, 10 bottles; Tobacco, 33 pounds; 1 small jar Opium and 1 can Opium; 4-1/2 ounches gross; 1 bundle Tooth Brushes, 25; 1 bundle Chinese Locks, 3; 1 bundle Ink; 1 bundle Human Hair; 1 bundle Chinese Stockings, 4 pair; 1 bundle Brass Buttons; 2 bundles Opium Pipes, 15; 1 bundle Purses, 49; 1 bundle Silk Cord; 6-1/2 ounces; 1 bundle Silk Sashes, 2 -- seized May 3d, 1875, on steamer City of Peking.

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